The Carrie dress

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Tulle Strappy Midi Dress – Topshop

Necklace – Topshop

Heels – Primark

Oh Topshop, why do you do this to me?! I simply popped in for a new nail polish yet as I made a beeline for the till, I spotted this little number hanging beautifully in the corner. I couldn’t resist the soft jersey material, adorable tulle skirt and delicate grey shade so I swiftly tried it on and fell in love with it instantly. A tad quirky and incredibly versatile to wear with statement jewellery and bold accessories, it automatically reminded me of a Carrie Bradshaw piece. This is why I have coined it the Carrie dress and I really felt like I could have been on 5th Avenue as I strolled out to lunch yesterday in this outfit with the Carrie curls and colourful shoes to match…although sadly mine weren’t Manolos!

ps. A little birdie has informed me that they do this dress in a gorgeous pinky-nude colour as well (swoon here) so I obviously have to get this one too, right?! 🙂

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43 Comments

  1. 11th August 2013 / 5:48 pm

    I saw this dress too! Totally worth buying in two colours – it looks gorgeous!

    You've brought Carrie to London : )!

    MB x

  2. 11th August 2013 / 5:54 pm

    That dress is beautiful, I see how you got caught up in Topshop!

  3. 11th August 2013 / 6:02 pm

    Gorgeous dress and I really love that necklace!

    Sophierosehearts x

  4. 11th August 2013 / 6:09 pm

    I am utterly obsessed with this dress! So simple but beautiful. I can see it cinched in with a turquoise belt or something too. So so gorgeous! I love your makeup here too – post on this look? 🙂 xx

    http://www.hausofamy.co.uk

  5. 11th August 2013 / 6:20 pm

    Love this! wanted to buy this so bad, but it sold out within a day!

    tashfacee.blogspot.com

  6. 11th August 2013 / 6:28 pm

    Beauuutiful! Looks lovely on you, and I absolutely adore your hair! xx

  7. 11th August 2013 / 6:48 pm

    Millie you look utterly gorgeous! It's in my wardrobe begging to be worn.
    Sophie
    X

  8. 11th August 2013 / 7:40 pm

    Hello! Just came across your blog, love finding new ones to follow and i love yours already!
    I was going to buy this necklace a few weeks ago and you've just made me fall in love with it again!

    I'm a singer / blogger and would love you to pop over to my blog and say hey 🙂

    molliebylett.blogspot.co.uk

    Ive subbed to you on google and bloglovin'
    Look forward to reading more 🙂

    Mollie xoxo

  9. 11th August 2013 / 7:46 pm

    Ahh such an off-duty ballerina look, so pretty!x

  10. 11th August 2013 / 8:22 pm

    Lovely dress I've been eyeing it up on the Topshop website. This is rather off topic but I was seriously spooked when reading a little about you as I also am a left handed veggie with curly hair, devoted to my 3 cats – CRAZY!! So glad I stumbled across your blog 🙂

    http://fairygobmother.blogspot.co.uk/

  11. 11th August 2013 / 8:36 pm

    in love with this dress! Your hair looks gorgeous aswell! x

  12. 11th August 2013 / 8:51 pm

    You look lovely, that is definitely a Carrie dress! So difficult no to just go and buy it now 🙂
    Rosalie x
    RosalieJayne

  13. 11th August 2013 / 8:56 pm

    You look stunning! It's definitely a carrie dress.

  14. 11th August 2013 / 10:50 pm

    What a gorgeous dress, I love it 🙂 The necklace is really pretty too, a lovely pop of colour to the outfit.
    Amy x
    A Little Boat Sailing

  15. 11th August 2013 / 11:22 pm

    Oh snap *high five* it's beaut right, they do it in black too xxx

  16. 11th August 2013 / 11:22 pm

    Oh snap *high five* it's beaut right, they do it in black too xxx

  17. 12th August 2013 / 2:49 am

    The dress is so lovely and I abssolutely love the way you choose accessories… Xo, xo – Anna.

    SoAnnalicious.blogspot.com

  18. 12th August 2013 / 4:53 am

    Love this dress! And your necklace is absolutely beautiful too!

    Harriet
    sperorose.blogspot.co.uk

  19. 12th August 2013 / 8:51 am

    Why do Topshop do this to you – why do you do this to me!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this dress and if I ca manage to resist this before the end of the day I'll be impressed!

    Victoria
    FlorenceandMary.com

  20. 12th August 2013 / 3:15 pm

    This looks so easy to DIY, just buy a body con midi dress and either make a tulle skirt or buy a cheap one on ebay! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Saffron Tinted Glasses

  21. 12th August 2013 / 8:11 pm

    I saw you post about this on Instagram and went in search online for it! I think I'll need to buy this in the future as it really is like something Carrie Bradshaw would wear!

    It's beautiful and it looks gorgeous on you hun. 🙂

    http://theremightbecoffee.wordpress.com

  22. 12th August 2013 / 11:33 pm

    I lovvvve your shoes!
    P.S. I went out to buy MAC Creme Cup today because I've seen you wear it a fews times and I love it more than any beauty I've ever bought in my life, period. You inspired that purchase and you made me this happy! haha

  23. 19th August 2013 / 10:05 pm

    Lovely dress and stunning footwear!

    <3
    Cassie
    cassiecadiz.blogspot.com

  24. 21st August 2013 / 10:55 am

    Argh such an enabler, love this dress and as I'm going to NYC next year would be rude not to buy it!

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